Rob Flynn appointed MORE TH>N managing director

RSA Group


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Rob Flynn announced as new managing director of MORE TH>N  

MORE TH>N, part of insurance giant RSA, today (15 June 2016) announced the appointment of Rob Flynn as the company’s new managing director.  

Rob, who has worked for RSA since 2009, takes up the appointment from Phil Wilson-Brown following his decision to return to his native Australia to take up a post with IAG.

Rob will lead the MORE TH>N business and will be a key member of the UK personal lines leadership team. With nearly two decades of finance experience, including previous roles at Barclays, KPMG and Nationwide, Rob has enjoyed a number of key positions at RSA, most recently as director of intermediated retail, national broker and marketing for the UK personal lines division.

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Rob Flynn will take over as managing director of RSA Group's MORE TH>N business on 1 August 2016.

Rob will report to David Coughlan, UK personal lines managing director, RSA and starts in his new role on 1 August. Welcoming the appointment, David said:

“I am delighted to be able to share the news of Rob’s new role here at RSA. His strong track record throughout his time at RSA will be invaluable as he helps lead the MORE TH>N business to even greater success.
“I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Phil Wilson-Brown for the significant contribution he has made to MORE TH>N and RSA during the last 12 years working within the international division, at Group, in Scandinavia and most recently as managing director of MORE TH>N here in the UK.  
“Phil will be leaving MORE TH>N in great shape with a clear strategy, strong brand, solid financial performance and real traction around the transformational activities we are undertaking.”

Commenting on his appointment, Rob said:

"I am really excited to take on this new role and help develop our MORE TH>N business. I am looking forward to working with a fantastic leadership team and the wider MORE TH>N team on one of the UK’s most innovative and forward thinking insurance brands.”

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Rob Flynn biography


2016—present    Director, intermediated retail, national broker and marketing
2014—2015    Director, intermediated retail and marketing
2013—2014    Director, affinity pet
2012—2013    Head of IS and change (affinity)            
2010—2012    Head of IS and change (operations)    
2009—2010    Group programme management officer


2007—2009    FS advisory manager

Nationwide Building Society

2006—2007    Senior manager, projects and change

Barclays Bank

1999—2006    Global graduate programme and various roles in wealth management, IS and change.